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Bf was ahead of the game as usual , broke essendon story months before tooNow we wait until the Vic DPP's charging of up to 71 Australian journalists for contempt of court hits the media (they've been sitting on it for weeks, unable to report it until the suppression order is lifted)...
The news industry leaks like a sieve.Bf was ahead of the game as usual , broke essendon story months before too
https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/feb/26/dozens-of-journalists-accused-of-breaking-pell-trial-suppression-order-face-possible-jail-termsNow we wait until the Vic DPP's charging of up to 71 Australian journalists for contempt of court hits the media (they've been sitting on it for weeks, unable to report it until the suppression order is lifted)...
Dozens of journalists have been threatened with a charge of contempt of court – and could face possible jail terms – over reporting of the Cardinal George Pell trial.
Victoria’s director of public prosecutions, Kerri Judd QC, has written to as many as 50 individual publishers, editors, broadcasters, reporters and subeditors at the media giants News Corp Australia, Nine Entertainment, the ABC and several smaller publications, accusing them of breaching a nationwide suppression order imposed during the case.
Show-cause notices were sent to the journalists in early February saying that they had potentially interfered with the administration of justice and scandalised the court.
The ones who do not have a strong enough explanation could be prosecuted.
Surely this is not a legal avenue for appeal? Or it would be tried after every case right?Appeal lodged.
Pell’s barrister, Robert Richter QC, filed an appeal against the conviction on 21 February. That could obviously take some time to play out, but the appeal is based on the following grounds:
1 - The verdict of the jury was unreasonable, in contrary to the evidence before them